Saving the Planet through Specifications – Finding the Hidden Carbon Tuesday, 22 October 2019 from 9:45 AM – 10:05 AM

Wellness Learning Theater - Innovation Pavilion
Session Type
Technology Playground & Learning Theaters
Our mechanical ventilation and energy modeling has helped us squeeze the energy savings out of our best buildings, but what else can we do to help meet our 2 degree goal by 2050? Find out how what your building is made of can impact your carbon footprint as much as your operations and what you can do about it.


Portrait photo of Josh Jacobs Josh Jacobs
Director of Environmental Codes & Standards, UL Environment & Sustainability


Energy Management, Sustainability

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